Topic: interior design

Trend report: Sneha Divias rounds up the top residential design trends to look out for in 2018

Commercial Interior Design and designMENA asked Dubai-based interior designers to contribute to this year’s trend report that looks at themes and socio-economic events that are set to shape interior design industry in the coming months of 2018.  At Sneha Divias Atelier (SDA), we … More

Overwhelming majority of Emiratis seek modern home designs

Nearly 77% of UAE nationals prefer modern designs to more traditional concepts when looking for a home, according to recent survey results. As Construction Week reported, Modon Properties, an Abu Dhabi-based master developer, has revealed the results of its ‘Build Your Happiness’ survey that was … More

Swiss Bureau creates new space for Dubai financial services group Amana Capital

A move to new premises is an opportunity for a company to transform its corporate culture, and allow the interior design of the new workplace to reflect this change. Amana Capital is a financial services group that specialises in providing brokerage services in … More

Dubai’s Lulie Fisher Design Studio designs new school for DESC

In a city known for its five-star school campuses, this one has already been hailed ‘game changing’ by the UAE schools-reviews portal, Which School Advisor. The new 3,200m2 Sixth Form Hub for Dubai English Speaking College (DESC) opened its doors to 360 students … More

GAJ completes interiors for Sundus Rotana in Muscat

Godwin Austen Johnson Architects (GAJ) has completed the interior design for the Sundus Rotana in Muscat, Oman – inspired by the country’s surrounding landscape, textiles and traditions. Primarily aimed at business travelers, the hotel offers a total of 215 rooms, with focus on … More

Lebanese eatery in Montreal utilises narrow space with wooden seating options

A Lebanese snack bar in Montreal, Canada, has been designed to seat as many diners as possible through a variety of wooden tables and benches that respond to its narrow spatial arrangement. Architect David Dworkind was tasked by owner of the eatery, Patrick … More

Steelcase Learning and Innovation Centre in Munich promotes collaboration through design

Commercial Interior Design (CID) magazine previews the recently opened Steelcase Learning and Innovation Centre in Munich, and speaks to its VP of Global Design, James Ludwig, about the latest developments in workplace design. Furniture brand, Steelcase, has recently opened its new Learning + Innovation … More

Safe and sustainable window and door systems are gaining traction in the GCC

Sophisticated window and door systems that meet both sustainability and safety requirements are steadily gaining traction in the GCC market. In the words of Nobel Prize-winning songwriter, Bob Dylan, times, they are a-changin’. In the Gulf, this observation rings particularly true when discussing … More

Survey reveals that 70% of people would turn down a job if office is badly designed

workspace exhibition, dedicated to office interiors and furniture, have conducted a survey that revealed that 70% of respondents would turn down a job offer if the office is badly designed. Put to almost 2000 people, the majority of candidates responded that they would … More

Interview: Learn more about the team behind Pallavi Dean Interiors

Regardless of the industry, every so often we hear inspiring stories about people who were brave enough to jump off the corporate hamster wheel to start their own businesses. And succeed. Such new beginnings often start with a small bedroom, but involve a … More

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